Corfu: a luxury escape to a Greek isle

When it comes to luxury, Corfu has become one of the essential holiday destinations to explore. This stunning Greek island has always been a favourite with holidaymakers wanting to explore varied landscapes, but it also offers so much more for those wanting an extra special break. One of the things that instantly hits you as you step off the plane is how fresh and lavish the surroundings are, from thick greenery to stunning cove beaches, all of which frankly make it no wonder that people continue to flock to the island for a secluded retreat.

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Menorca – a peaceful alternative to the usual Balearic Islands

When holiday companies, travel writers and ‘normal’ people alike talk about sun-drenched Mediterranean destinations, they so often focus on the higher profile Balearic Islands of Mallorca and Ibiza. It’s much less common for Menorca to be referred to, which might be partly attributable to its modest proportions – its name literally meaning “smaller island”.
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Exciting summer deals to make luxury Mallorca stays even better value

The largest of the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean, Mallorca remains popular with millions of holidaymakers seeking sunny beaches, awe-inspiring landscapes and delicious food. Villa Retreats maintain many villas from which these attractions can be enjoyed, and these villas can provide even greater value than usual this summer, thanks to a range of exciting – but, we stress, limited – offers.


If this news has piqued your interest, then consider the huge discounts that we are offering for one of our luxury villas in Mallorca that overlooks the Cala in Deia. From this stone house of modern build, you are merely a short walk away from a beach cove and fish restaurants. Book any July or August stay in this villa, and you will weekly pay £1,250 less than the usual online price.


However, if you are specifically eyeing a stay in Mallorca between 25 July and 8 August, you might be more attracted to this prestige villa in Puerto Portals. This is not only because the building is located among beautiful gardens and includes a private pool, but also because we are offering 20% below the web price for rental of this villa between the above dates.


There’s an even larger discount for rental of a week-long stay in this rural retreat near Campanet in the north of the island. You can look forward to high quality furnishing and fitting here, and also a 25% discount provided that your booked arrival at the villa will be on 22 August.


Large group? We have the perfect deal for you…

We are also offering a 25% discount for this villa at Andratx Portals. The offer is certainly worth considering if you want to take a large group with you to Mallorca’s south-western coast for a stay lasting from 22 August until 5 September, as the retreat has seven bedrooms and affords sumptuous views of the sea and mountains from its hill location.


Any of these offers can help you to enjoy a Mallorca holiday more inexpensively, whoever you will be taking with you to this gorgeous island. There is one more exciting Villa Retreats offer that we can mention: a 25% reduction on the web price when you book another of our Andratx Portals luxury villas in Mallorca for the week from 8 to 15 August. Here’s to some exceptional value fun in the sun.

Our latest deals make Algarve luxury that bit more affordable

The Algarve unquestionably means many things to many people – and by ‘many’, we mean some 10 million – who pay this southernmost region of mainland Portugal a visit every year. A part of the world known for its endlessly compelling beaches and natural beauty, top golf courses and fine Mediterranean-style cuisine, it also offers no shortage of opulent villas from which to enjoy it all.

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Family Friendly Activities in Paros and Antiparos

When we think of the Greek Islands we automatically think of stunning architecture, abundant sunshine and azure seas sparkling against sandy shores, reflecting off pure white houses and…sorry I drifted away there for a bit!


It is true that the Greek Islands, and Paros and Antiparos in particular, are stunning retreats perfect for a luxury villa holiday but did you know that it is also one of the best places in Europe for an active family holiday? From horseback rides through the stunning Paros scenery to scuba diving in the crystal clear waters of the Aegean Sea there is an abundance of fun and adventurous activities available for visitors of all ages and abilities.
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5 great reasons to head to the Costa del Sol

The Costa del Sol seems to be the archetypal tourist destination, and indeed, if there’s anything that has deterred people from soaking up its charms, it may simply be fears of it being too obvious a choice.

In truth, though, even if you visit the Sunshine Coast every year, there’s always something new to savour – not least the choice of luxury villas in the Costa del Sol that we can unlock the doors to here at Villa Retreats.


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Luxury villa rentals come no finer than those of Villa Retreats

Let’s imagine that you are looking to book an opulent stay in one of the most desirable areas of the Algarve, Mallorca, Menorca or Andalucia. Not only do you expect your rented villa to be in the best possible location while embodying the ultimate in character, style and comfort, but you are also seeking the highest standard of customer service from whichever luxury villa rentals company you book with.


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Having trouble choosing a holiday destination? Let us decide for you!

Remember in the Tom Hanks movie Big, when the little boy wishes he was grown up and the next day he is? Don’t you wish booking a holiday could be that easy?  It’s not something that just happens on the spur of the moment. There are many factors which can influence not just where you go, but also what type of holiday you want. Let’s take a look at the top decisions you’ll need to choose when planning your next vacation. At the bottom of the page is a fun decision tree we’ve created to help you decide where to go.